The Education You Need Where You Live
Cook County Higher Education (CCHE) at The North Shore Campus:

    Accredited classes, training, and degree programs
   Student Support: mentors, financial aid resources, and more
    Over 532 residents have earned certificates or degrees
    CCHE students have a 90% success rate (national average is 75%)
    Our non-profit is supported by state and county funding, grants, and local donations

"Thanks to CCHE, I earned my degree and got a job without having to leave my family to go to school!"

Use the Donate Now button to make a contribution today to support your local students.
Thank you!


CCHE events are made possible thanks to a generous workforce development grant from IRRRB


Donate to the Nancy and Mike Carlson Scholarship Fund! Every $10 contribution enters your name to win this beautiful quilt!

The Nancy and Mike Scholarship provides an annual award for a student seeking a degree or certificate in literacy or education including early childhood education, K-12 licensure, higher education, and special education.

Help us grow this scholarship fund as a wonderful testimony to Nancy and Mike in honor of their amazing work in this community, their dedication to education, and in loving memory of Nancy Carlson who passed away September 25th after a valiant six year battle with Carcinoid cancer.

Donate at Cook County Higher Education or online
* Online:
* Click “Donate Now” and select your donation amount
* Designate the Nancy and Mike Carlson Scholarship Fund
At Cook County Higher Education
* Bring your check to CCHE’s North Shore Campus at 300 West 3rd Street in Grand Marais
* Mail a check to CCHE, PO Box 57, Grand Marais, MN 55604

Local quilter volunteers made the 96” x 102” quilt called “Just Another Nine Patch” from Nancy Carlson’s fabric stash to raise funds for the Nancy and Mike Carlson Scholarship Fund created in memory of Nancy Carlson.

Annual Report Posted on Cook County Higher Education's Facebook Page

Click on the Photos (or the word Cook County Higher Education)


Go to Map

Upcoming Events

July Guest Lecture: Predicting Climate Change Impacts on northern Minnesota ecosystems
Jul 30, 2015 - 7pm
Dr Lucinda Johnson

Cook County Higher Educations William Kent Krueger Book Club! Book: Windigo Island
Aug 3, 2015 - 11:30-12:30
Kelsey Rogers Kennedy

Winston Churchill and Their Finest Hour 75 years later
Aug 13, 2015
Postponed until August due to a family emergnecy! Questions contact 218-387-3411

Conversation With Author William Kent Krueger
Aug 29, 2015 - 3:00pm
Author William Kent Krueger

Exploring England Through its Literature September, October, November
Starts Sep 14, 2015
The Reverend Dr. Mary Ellen Ashcroft (Ph.D., English Literature) Dr. Karen I. Halbersleben (Ph.D., English History)

September Guest Lecture: Food Security in NE Minnesota: results from a research project with the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
Sep 24, 2015 - 7pm
John Bennett

October Guest Lecture: Treasures from the Dungeon or a Park Service Basement
Oct 15, 2015 - 7pm
Steve Veit

Exploring England Through its Literature January, February, March
Starts Jan 11, 2016
The Reverend Dr. Mary Ellen Ashcroft (Ph.D., English Literature) Dr. Karen I. Halbersleben (Ph.D., English History)

Do you know how to study?  The Academic Warrior: Becoming a Purposeful Learner offers tools and tips that help all students learn how to study effectively, take notes, make better use of your time, and learn how to study for tests.  Whether you are an adult resuming your college goals or a high school student, this book will help you become a better student and enjoy the learning process.

Price: $18.95 plus tax & shipping

Website by Katherine Hellner and Sandra Schutte of Two Dogs in the Web, LLC